Job Description:

**Job Id**


Job Title

RFFE Operations Program Manager – Qualcomm

Post Date



Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. at http://www.qualcomm.com/about/businesses/qct

Job Area

Project/Product Management


California – San Diego

Job Overview

Qualcomm is a company of inventors that unlocked 5G ushering in an age of rapid acceleration in connectivity and new possibilities that will transform industries, create jobs, and enrich lives. But this is just the beginning. It takes inventive minds with diverse skills, backgrounds, and cultures to transform 5Gs potential into world-changing technologies and products. This is the Invention Age – and this is where you come in.

The Operations Program Manager will work with RFFE engineering teams including design engineers, manufacturing engineers and manufacturing suppliers to produce best in class RF Front End Solutions. The OPM will manage inventory for the module assemblies, including all piece parts, IC die to include Power Amplifiers, Switches, Low Noise Amplifiers, passive components, filters and substrates. The candidate will integrate with the Program Manager, Program Analysts, Design Team, Supply Chain Management and Sales Operations teams to allow them to execute on the project and meet customer requirements. There will be a focus on process efficiencies that can be applied across the RFFE module teams. This position works closely with local Proto Assembly Lines, offshore SATs, Product and Test Engineering, Package and Reliability teams and the IPS group to ensure on time delivery, evaluation and launch of Front-End modules.


+ Engage with Module Program Managers, Design Leads, Product Marketing Leads and Program Analysts to ensure that the project schedule is accurate with regards to IC die fabrication lead times, BE1/BE2 SAT assembly times, passive component (resistors, capacitors, inductors) manufacturing lead times, filter manufacturing lead times and up to date global shipping time estimates.

+ Engage with module Program Managers, Design Leads, Product Marketing Lead, IPS Lead, PTE Lead, Reliability Lead and Supply Chain Management.

+ Ensure that the module project milestone definitions, dates and material quantities are clearly identified and communicated.

+ Identify supply delivery risks to the proposed project plan and insure these risks are documented.

+ Engage with module Program Managers, Design Leads, Product Marketing Lead, IPS Lead, PTE Lead, Reliability Lead and Supply Chain Management to

+ Provide weekly updates at the Module Program Management core team with regards to the status of supporting the project milestone delivery requirements.

+ Proactively track the progress of all project main milestone and smaller quantity engineering build requests.

+ Risks to meeting module sample deliveries to be highlighted/communicated when observed to the module core team.

+ Expectation is that the OPM will propose a recovery plan where applicable.

+ Escalation to RFFE BU management to be driven/tracked by OPM where a recovery solution cannot be determined at his/her level.

+ Ensure that module BOMs are locked in time to allow successful delivery of supply per the project milestones. Escalation to be driven as required to ensure that BOM locks are completed on time.

+ Ownership of the programs supply schedule.

+ Single point of contact who maintains the ultimate responsibility/accountability for end-to-end supply line throughout NPI and until full CS Production handover.

+ Manage all die/ICs, substrates, components needed.

+ Manage orders placed, WIP status, commit status, etc. to share with BU / supply chain.

+ Understands product attribute info used to project the supply line: Die/IC attributes: DPW, wafer size, geometry; Planning/sourcing attributes: lead times, yields, sourcing paths.

All Qualcomm employees are expected to actively support diversity on their teams, and in the Company.

Minimum Qualifications

+ Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or related field.

+ 2+ years Program Management or related work experience.

+ 1+ years working with operating budgets, resources, and/or project financials.

Preferred Qualifications

+ VBA scripting to support Excel system automation.

+ Advanced Excel skillset Macros, Pivot Tables and Vlookups.

+ Experience with SAP EPR modules: ECC/SCM.

Education Requirements

Required: Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or related field.

EEO Employer: Qualcomm is an equal opportunity employer; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, Veteran status, or any other protected classification.

About Qualcomm

Who is Qualcomm, and what do we do? We are engineers, scientists and business strategists. We are from many different countries and speak many different languages. We come from diverse cultures and have unique perspectives. Together, we focus on a single goal—invent mobile technology breakthroughs.